What does MIL stand for?


MIL is an acronym for "Mother-in-law", which refers to a spouse's mother. It is typically used online or in text messages to reduce characters.

MIL may be used in a complaining, anxious, or sad manner because many people do not get along with their mothers-in-law, especially women and their mothers-in-law. It is similar to the FIL acronym, which is used for a father-in-law.


I hope things going well with me and my MIL over the holidays this year

When your MIL is coming to visit

Related Slang


Updated March 23, 2018

MIL definition by

This page explains what the acronym "MIL" means. The definition, example, and related terms listed above have been written and compiled by the team.

We are constantly updating our database with new slang terms, acronyms, and abbreviations. If you would like to suggest a term or an update to an existing one, please let us know!